Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Advance Australia Fair (in a singable key)

Advance Australia Fair in a singable keyAdvance Australia Fair

I am sure that most of us who have had to teach our kids the Australian National Anthem have had difficulties getting the key, the sound, the tempo just right. Well we have something for you to inject new interest and excitement into your assembly ..
a fabulous current version of the National Anthem - complete with traditional didgeridu and contemporary electric guitars.
Use the backing track for assemblies!
CD contains 8 tracks, both 1 & 2 verse versions in a SINGABLE key, performed by children, both 1 & 2 verse backing tracks, demos of descant, treble, tuned & untuned percussion & guitar parts plus demo of full ensemble.
CD booklet contains photocopiable lyrics, melody and parts.

For more information and to LISTEN to an excerpt, click here

Thursday, 1 February 2007

February 2007 FREE Activity - drama games

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Hello again from Bushfire Press.

For those in the Southern Hemisphere, welcome back from the break.

We hope it will be a good year for you – and we also hope we can help you make it great year with the help of the many exciting resources we have on offer for you.

40 Final Simple Drama games from Bushfire PressFebruary Activity
The February activities comes from our new publication
The Final 40 Simple Drama Games
"Subtle Differences" and
"Vocal Scene"

You will find the activity by clicking here.

- and there are more activities if you follow the links to the other drama games resources we have on offer.

New and Recent Releases

New for 2007 from Bushfire PressWe have a number of new and recent releases that may interest you. They are listed on our website, but I will set out a summary here.

* MUSIC ROOM charts on CD-ROM


* Start Singing Aussie Kids Songs
(with Paradiddle band, book with words & lead lines + CD)
14 classic songs: Along The Road To Gundagai, Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Riding Through The Dandenong Ranges, Give Me A Home Among The Gum Trees - and 10 others

* Wally's Total Body Workout
* The FINAL 40 Simple Drama Games

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Welcome to Bushfire Press Activity Blog

We will be posting the Bushfire Press activities for you here every month.
We will also be posting any news about new releases and asking for your ideas and feedback.

Stay Tuned!